Dissociating valuation and saliency signals during decision-making.


There is a growing consensus that the brain computes value and saliency-like signals at the time of decision-making. Value signals are essential for making choices. Saliency signals are related to motivation, attention, and arousal. Unfortunately, an unequivocal characterization of the areas involved in these 2 distinct sets of processes is made difficult… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bhq065


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